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last update 29 August 2013 | version 2.6.2

 

Database


 

Taxonomy

Accepted name

Phengaris alcon (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775)

Taxonomic rank

Species

Taxonomic status

valid

Taxonomic comment

Taxonomic identifier

urn:lsid:faunaeur.org:taxname:441081


Nomenclature and Synonyms

Genus group name(s)

Taxonomic comment

Phengaris Doherty 1891 [genus]

= Maculinea Van Eecke 1915

The synonymy of Maculinea with Phengaris follows (Fric, Z., Wahlberg, N., Pech, P. & Zrzavy, J. 2007)

Species group name(s)

Original genus

Taxonomic comment

alcon Denis & Schiffermüller 1775 [species]

Papilio

= rebeli Hirschke 1904

Lycaena

The taxa Phengaris alcon and P. rebeli cannot be separated and thus we treat them here as one species, following (Als, T.D., Vila, R., Kandul, N.P., Nash, D.R., Yen, S.-H., Hsu, Y.-F., Mignault, A.A., Boomsma, J.J. & Pierce, N.E. 2004). In previous version considered to belong to Glaucopsyche


Taxonomic Hierarchy

Rank

Name

Kingdom

Animalia

Subkingdom

Eumetazoa

Phylum

Arthropoda

Subphylum

Hexapoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Superfamily

Papilionoidea

Family

Lycaenidae

Subfamily

Polyommatinae

Tribe

Polyommatini

Genus

Phengaris

Species

alcon



Distribution

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Experts

Name

Fauna Europaea status

Karsholt, Dr Ole & van Nieukerken, Dr Erik J.

group coordinator

Vliegenthart, Albert, Verovnik, Rudi & Wiemers, Martin

taxonomic specialist

Balletto, Emilio

associate specialist

Corley, Martin

associate specialist

Coutsis, John

associate specialist

de Prins, Willy

associate specialist

Huemer, Dr Peter

associate specialist

Jensen, Jens-Kjeld

associate specialist

Kullberg, Jaakko

associate specialist

Munguira, Miguel

associate specialist

Olafsson, Erling

associate specialist

Ronkay, Laszlo

associate specialist

Sammut, Paul M.

associate specialist

Settele, Josef

associate specialist

Tokar, Zdenko

associate specialist

van Swaay, Chris

associate specialist

Wahlberg, Niklas

associate specialist

Warren, Martin

associate specialist

van Oorschot, Harry & de Prins, Willy

former group coordinator (version 1)


References

Accepted name:

Phengaris alcon (Denis & Schiffermüller 1775)

no references present in the database for this name

Genus synonyms:

= Maculinea Van Eecke 1915

Author

Year

Title

Source

Fric, Z., Wahlberg, N., Pech, P. & Zrzavy, J.

2007

Phylogeny and classification of the Phengaris?Maculinea clade (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae): total evidence and phylogenetic species concepts.

Systematic Entomology 32: 558 - 567.

Species synonyms:

= rebeli Hirschke 1904

Author

Year

Title

Source

Als, T.D., Vila, R., Kandul, N.P., Nash, D.R., Yen, S.-H., Hsu, Y.-F., Mignault, A.A., Boomsma, J.J. & Pierce, N.E.

2004

The evolution of alternative parasitic life histories in large blue butterflies. [+] Supplementary information.

Nature 432 (7015): 386-390.




 

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